6.5.2 Percentage of children and youth 6 to 14 years of age who needed health care in the previous 12 months but did not receive it, by Indigenous identity, Canada, 2012

First Nations Métis Inuit
Indigenous Identity 6.5 4.1 7.2

Note: Excludes persons living on Indian reserves or settlements.

Source: CICH graphic created with data adapted from Statistics Canada. Table 577-0003 – Aboriginal Peoples Survey, access to and use of health care services, by Aboriginal identity, age group and sex, population aged 6 years and over, Canada, provinces and territories, occasional.

In 2012, 7% of First Nations and Inuit children and youth aged 6 to 14 years needed health care and did not receive it.

That was the case for 4% of Métis children and youth.